Metretes


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Metretes

An ancient Greek unit of liquid volume approximately equivalent to 39.3 liters.
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Para comprender el cuadro, resultan necesarias las siguientes medidas: fanega ([TEXTO IRREPRODUCIBLE EN ASCII]= 52,53 litros; metretes ([TEXTO IRREPRODUCIBLE EN ASCII]) = 39,5 litros; congio ([TEXTO IRREPRODUCIBLE EN ASCII]) = 3,25 litros; vaso ([TEXTO IRREPRODUCIBLE EN ASCII]) = 0,25 litros.
The others items include over 85lbs of salt and two kinds of meat, evidently goat and pork, and on two occasions, shortly before the New Year and again in February, a large container of beer, a metretes.